Critical/Intensive Care

Children receiving critical care at Mission Children's Hospital are never alone. Neither are their families. Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit offers exceptional medical treatment for your child, and our staff offers a strong, supportive environment for parents.

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Mission Children's Hospital provides continuous care to critically ill or injured babies, children and adolescents. Combining electronic monitoring and life-support systems, with personal attention from a compassionate team of specially trained nurses, qualified therapists and Board Certified Pediatric Intensivists, we deliver advanced care that supports your child's optimal recovery. 

Mission Children's PICU serves residents and visitors of western North Carolina through:

Pediatric Intensive Care Services are available only by referral through a primary care physician or the Emergency Department. Please discuss any concerns about your child's health with your primary care provider.